Black Friday Predictions: JCPenney Black Friday Ad for 2017

Black Friday Predictions: JCPenney Black Friday Ad for 2017

It seems like you can never have too many jeans, hand towels, boots or kitchen essentials. Fortunately, Black Friday is just around the corner, and JCPenney is here to help. They’ll be serving up some of the best can’t-miss deals to help ease your conscience and keep you within your holiday budget. Here are some of the deals you can expect to see this year at JCPenney.

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Smart Home Technology is More Affordable than You Think

Smart Home Technology is More Affordable than You Think

There's been a lot of fanfare around digital assistants. With newly released products in the Amazon Echo and the Google Home lines, there's more selection than before, and they are bound to be popular gift ideas for the holidays. Along for the ride are a ton of lighting and smart home products that can be controlled using these devices. Those on a budget might wonder if smart home technology is affordable and, if it is, the best way to test the waters of the digital assistant lifestyle. The good news is, you can give it a try without breaking the bank. Here's how.

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4 Ways to Avoid Paying Airline Baggage Fees (and Why "Free" Bags Aren't Always Free)

4 Ways to Avoid Paying Airline Baggage Fees (and Why "Free" Bags Aren't Always Free)

You know the feeling: you're standing in line at the airport, nervously shifting your monstrous rolling suitcase, its zippers pulling at the seams, front pockets stuffed, and wheels teetering on the brink of collapse. Hey, if the airline is charging you to check your bag, you might as well get the most out of it, right? Well before you lug that beastly baggage onto the check-in scale, we've got some advice on how to avoid those pesky fees all together, and why even free checked bags, might not be the best deal.

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Doorbuster Debunking: 5 Black Friday Deals That Aren't What They Seem

Doorbuster Debunking: 5 Black Friday Deals That Aren't What They Seem

Retailers love to use the term "doorbuster," especially during Black Friday. It's a way to create the illusion that they've got the best and lowest prices at their store — so low, you would be crazy to pass them up! But when it comes to doorbuster prices, the truth is often more smoke than fire.

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Black Friday Predictions: Macy's Black Friday Ad for 2017

Black Friday Predictions: Macy's Black Friday Ad for 2017

Black Friday at Macy’s is the best time to find the year’s best doorbuster deals on everything from clothing and shoes to home essentials and furniture.

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Black Friday Predictions: Best Buy Black Friday Ad for 2017

Black Friday Predictions: Best Buy Black Friday Ad for 2017

Every year, there's that one guy who makes the news for camping out in front of Best Buy for a month to secure his place in line for the Black Friday doorbusters. We may not advocate claiming your spot in line that early, but that doesn't change the fact that Best Buy's Black Friday doorbusters are always some of the best.

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Give Santa Some Hints with Every 2017 Holiday Toy Book and Toy List

Give Santa Some Hints with Every 2017 Holiday Toy Book and Toy List

When I was a kid, I couldn't wait to get my hands on the Sears Christmas Wish Book, so I could circle everything I wanted Santa to bring. We've collected all of the 2017 toy books and toy lists in one place – you know, because Santa sometimes needs a little nudge to get the hint.  

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Choosing the Best Prepaid Card for Shopping Online

Choosing the Best Prepaid Card for Shopping Online

There are many reasons you might want to consider using a prepaid card when you shop online. One, of course, is it could help you stay within your budget. Plus, prepaid cards don’t charge interest, so you might save money if you choose prepaid over credit. Another important reason to consider using prepaid cards, especially for holiday shopping, is online safety.

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37 Ways to Watch Live Sports Online

37 Ways to Watch Live Sports Online

If you want to give up cable but can't bring yourself to do it because you would miss all of the live sports you love to watch, this article is for you.

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7 Pairs of Perfect Fall Boots Under $30

7 Pairs of Perfect Fall Boots Under $30

I think every woman's list of favorite things about fall would include boots. Opinions may differ on the Pumpkin Spice Latte or which Halloween movie is best, but I think a pair of fall boots makes the cut for every single gal I know.

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